Macs Irish Bar and Restaurant
Straits Quay in Penang
Maggie T (Irish), FoodFriends Penang
For many years we Irish and other discerning imbibers bemoaned
the absence of a proper Irish pub in our adopted city and jealous
of those in K.L. Healy Macs has just opened in Straits Quay with
ambitions to provide us with one sample of the genre. With real
wood floors, bars and furniture the place feels authentic and
the manager, Richard a long way from Tipperary is there to ensure
the quality of the beer and food are up to standard.
important aspect of any Irish bar is the quality of the draught
Guinness, and at Healy Macs the Guinness is superb.
Four of us went for an early dinner on Sunday and enjoyed the
comfortable and convivial atmosphere.
The food menu has a large enough selection to satisfy most tastes
but not so long as to confuse.
We choose to share one Duck Confit and one Garlic Bread with Cheese
for starters. Both of which were very good.
main course New Zealand Rack of Lamb was full of flavours with
rosemary and jus. One was ordered well done and the other rare,
and both were cooked exactly as required. The Australian Rib Eye
steaks were also cooked to perfection and were very tender. Oxtail
potato cakes and spinach accompanied the steaks and were also
Macs Irish Bar & Restaurant
Ground Floor 3A-G-9, Straits Quay, Tanjung Tokong, 10470 Penang
Tel: +604 890 3475
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